A Universal Day of Fun for Homeless Students

What
A Universal Day of Fun for Homeless Students
When
11/9/2017, 8:30 AM 12:30 PM

WHAT: Homeless students in kindergarten through fifth grade will enjoy a day of fun, courtesy of Operation School Bell and Universal Studios. Chaperoned at all times, the youngsters will spend the afternoon on rides at Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park. The children will also receive goodies including backpacks, school supplies, books, shoes and school uniforms.

WHO: Two hundred and eighty students from 55 elementary schools across the District

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 9

TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Universal Studios near the main entrance, next to the “Globe.”

BACKGROUND:
L.A. Unified currently enrolls more than 17,000 homeless students in its schools. The District’s Student Health and Human Services Homeless Education Program provide the following assistance:

• Facilitates the school enrollment process to ensure equal access to educational and meal programs, as 
  well as tutoring and other services available at the school site.
• Conducts professional development training for school personnel and community agencies on the 
  rights and responsibilities of homeless students.
• Provides technical assistance on proper identification, enrollment, and service needs of homeless         
  students and their families.
• Provides assistance with transportation, backpacks, school supplies, and clothing.
• Provides medical, dental and mental health referrals, besides other school/community services.
• Educates students and parents on their educational rights, and promotes parent participation in 
   related school-activities.  
• Assists unaccompanied youth with enrollment procedures, school placement options and retrieval of 
  immunization records.
• Assists specialized populations of homeless students, including preschoolers, homeless teen parents, 
  children with special needs, and unaccompanied youth.

List of participating schools:

Local District Central 
24th Street ES 
Esperanza ES 
Quincy Jones ES 
San Pascual Avenue ES STEAM
Hoover Street ES
Allesandro ES
Glassell Park ES
Atwater Avenue ES

Local District West
Raymond Avenue ES
Bradley Global Awareness Magnet ES
95th Street ES

Local District Northeast 
Sendak ES 
Glenwood ES 
Riverside Drive Charter ES 
Fair Avenue ES 
Bellingham ES 
Morningside ES 
Lankershim ES 
Sylvan Park ES 
Camellia Avenue ES 
Telfair Avenue ES 
Broadous ES
Hubbard Street ES
Hazeltine Avenue ES
Ranchito Avenue ES
San Fernando ES

Local District South
107th Street ES
Figueroa Street ES
Moore MST Academy ES
Purche Avenue ES
Leapwood ES
Lomita STEAM Magnet ES
Normont ES
Parmelee Avenue ES
93rd Street ES
116th Street ES

Local District East 
San Antonio ES 
Ford Boulevard ES 
Gates Street ES 
Pacific Boulevard ES 
Sierra Park ES 
Sheridan Street ES 
Eastman Avenue ES 
San Gabriel Avenue ES 
Teresa P. Hughes ES 
Utah Street ES

Local District Northwest
Alta California ES
Canoga Park ES
Cantara Street ES
Garden Grove ES
Lemay Street ES
Limerick Avenue ES
Napa Street ES
Panorama City ES
Parthenia Street ES

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